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Neuroscience explains why wall street needs more women

Thu, 2013-01-10 09:13

(Desautels' Karl Moore): "Hormones can affect traders’ views.  Cambridge’s John Coates believes that the financial crisis was created, to some degree, by people’s body chemistry.  Would having more women on  Wall Street and in the City help?  Let’s listen to John…"

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Our time to lead/ the DNA dilemma

Thu, 2013-01-10 09:11

n search of genomic incentives Medical innovation involves a peculiar mix of seemingly contradictory motivations. We need to strike the right balance, says Jonathan Kimmelman.

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Warning issued over attention-deficit drugs

Thu, 2013-01-10 09:09

Doctors should think twice about prescribing drugs like Ritalin and Adderall used to treat attention deficit disorder to healthy individuals seeking to boost their brain power, says an article in this weeks edition of the Canadian Medical Association Journal. The authors say prescription stimulants are used by some people for cognitive enhancement in the absence of any medical need.

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Globe and Mail - Is Canada ready to compete at a global level?

Tue, 2011-07-12 12:00

In my inaugural post about competing to win in the global economy, the enterprise was identified as the engine of wealth creation in market-oriented economies such as Canada, the United States, the European Union, or Japan. When I refer to winning, my metric is simple -- sustainable and profitable sales growth…

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Montreal Gazette - McGill's Law faculty ranks no. 1 in Canada

Wed, 2011-07-13 12:00

It might become even harder now to get into the faculty of law at McGill. The already competitive university is basking in the glory of a new QS World University Rankings that places McGill's law faculty 12th best in the world and No. 1 in Canada.

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Forbes - Bouncing back the Rory McIlroy way — 3 leadership lessons from golf's new king

Tue, 2011-07-12 12:00

(Desautels Karl Moore with Devin Bigoness, Project Director at Duke Corporate Education in London): "As many of us prepare to watch The Open Championship (the British Open for those of you in the States), one of the leading contenders will be the US Open Champion Rory McIlroy."

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Droit Inc - Une fac de droit Québécoise au top mondial

Tue, 2011-07-12 12:00

C'est la Faculté de droit de l’Université McGill qui prend la 12ème place du classement mondial QS pour l'année 2011.

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Maclean's - Power of the placebo

Thu, 2011-07-07 12:00

In Western medicine, placebos have long been the bridesmaids, never the bride. That’s not surprising: they’re sham pills or simulated medical interventions, seen as handmaidens for use in clinical trials rather than the real thing.

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Ottawa Citizen - At what price, immortality?

Tue, 2011-07-12 12:00

Look up "transhumanism" in Wikipedia and you will find an extensive entry, with enough hyperlinks to keep you occupied for a very long time.

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Montreal Gazette - One household, two winners

Fri, 2011-07-08 12:00

The first step toward becoming one of Grand Challenges Canada's Rising Stars in Global Health was learning to be succinct.

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